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by jdh
Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: San Antonio?
Replies: 7
Views: 5984

Re: San Antonio?

The room was on the smallish side and the isles were barely wide enough for two people to pass each other. It was crowded, not a place for those who dislike crowds. The tables were sold out. The usual mix of trash and treasure. No dealers of new equipment. Two hardy souls were set up int the tailgat...
by jdh
Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: San Antonio?
Replies: 7
Views: 5984

Re: San Antonio?

I'm trying to rebuild a station after the fires so I'll make the trip. I just hope it is not one of those start at 6am and over by 7:30 types.
by jdh
Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:03 am
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: San Antonio?
Replies: 7
Views: 5984

Re: San Antonio?

by jdh
Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:31 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: San Antonio?
Replies: 7
Views: 5984

San Antonio?

Is it worth the drive down from the Austin area?
by jdh
Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Belton, TX - 17 April 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5765

Re: Belton, TX - 17 April 2010

What is the official HS frequency for the day?
by jdh
Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Belton, TX - 3 Oct 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 9518

Re: Belton, TX - 3 Oct 2009

I saw him also, but this time I went stealth. The only radio I had was the TH-F6 stashed in a pocket with only the speaker mic visible.

The blue 3500 with the tied down 12 GI whip passenger rear was mine.
by jdh
Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:02 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Belton, TX - 3 Oct 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 9518

Re: Belton, TX - 3 Oct 2009

I guess I need to add more antennas to the truck as I haven't made made the hit list yet.

Picked up a bank charger for the Genesis series and a 900 ham converted Spectra. 1.2 gig in next. If only the 1.2 gig Spectras really did exist.
by jdh
Sun Jan 04, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: EQUIPMENT REVIEWS
Topic: Yaesu ft-8800 dual band mobile
Replies: 31
Views: 27654

Re: Yaesu ft-8800 dual band mobile

Parts and labor to fix the low output on my 8900 was $49.00 at Yaesu. Turn around was 5 days.
by jdh
Sun Oct 14, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: Legality of P25 on Ham Bands
Replies: 28
Views: 18085

exkalibur wrote:Then again, if you are running encryption, nobody will know who you are anyway, so who gives a crap?
Do a web search for transmitter fingerprinting.

Yes "they" can find the transmitter making the illegal transmissions if "they" really want to.
by jdh
Tue Oct 02, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Time for Belton Ham Expo fall edition.
Replies: 4
Views: 3558

Oh well, the gun shop owner wants me to work Saturday while he is at a gun show. May be more productive to stay and do that.
by jdh
Tue Oct 02, 2007 6:48 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Time for Belton Ham Expo fall edition.
Replies: 4
Views: 3558

Time for Belton Ham Expo fall edition.

Saturday Oct 6th.

http://www.beltonhamexpo.org/

Who's going?
by jdh
Wed Mar 28, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Belton TX HamEXPO - April 14th
Replies: 16
Views: 8850

Oh great, I have an eye appt in Austin at 8:30. Try not to buy all the good stuff before I get there.
by jdh
Tue Jan 30, 2007 2:25 pm
Forum: EQUIPMENT REVIEWS
Topic: Alinco - WTF
Replies: 31
Views: 23790

Wardriver wrote:Bring back Standard.
They are called Yaesu now in the amateur products division, Standard Horizon in marine, and Vertex Standard in LMR.

See Standard is still here.
by jdh
Fri Apr 21, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Belton Hamfest - April 22nd
Replies: 2
Views: 2513

It always seems to be on a race weekend when I'm close in the points or when I have a prior commitment. I'm going to Scarbough Faire to spend a day with the inlaws.

It is always a good swapmeet and well worht the trip.